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Wakehurst late opening

Come and see the UK’s tallest living Christmas tree adorned with hundreds of twinkling lights. 17 to 23 December 2018.

Event details

Monday 17 to Sunday 23 December 2018, open until 7pm (last entry 6.15pm, shop closes 6.45pm). Live music 4pm to 6pm.



Adults: £12.95

Children: free 

Friends of Wakehurst: free

Day visitors: this event is included in the price of your day ticket 

A giant Christmas tree

Immerse yourself in a magical festive atmosphere and enjoy Wakehurst's giant Redwood Christmas tree. 

See our beautiful tree sparkle with hundreds of lights, while enjoying live music.

Warm up with some delicious food and toast marshmallows over giant firepits outside in the Carriage Ring. 

Browse our fabulous range of gifts in the shop for last minute presents.

Live entertainment

Monday 17 December: Sussex Chorus

Tuesday 18 December: Sister Sister, The Larynx of Lindfield

Wednesday 19 December: Singing Mamas Choir

Thursday 20 December: Copthorne Silver Band

Friday 21 December: PTA Choir

Saturday 22 December: Oli Hickie brass quartet

Sunday 23 December: Sweetheart Swing